Special Profile: Cathy Buck of Cameo Cinema

Thanks to the hard work of dedicated dreamer Cathy Buck, the Cameo Cinema of St. Helena celebrated its 103rd birthday in May of 2016. This charming venue is now considered utterly quaint in the wake of modern megaplex theaters. And it’s the longest continuously running single screen theater in the country! The Cameo is both [...]

By | 2017-02-21T04:25:43+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Festival, Film|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Flora Springs

Flora Springs stems from sustainable living and organic farming. Their love for land influences simply everything that they do, including accruing land in Napa Valley's most bountiful and lustrous appellations: Rutherford, Oakville, St, Helena and Carneros. Flora Springs was one of the first wineries to pick grapes at night, crafting a practice that delivers cool [...]

By | 2017-02-21T04:32:54+00:00 November 12th, 2016|Festival, Film, Food & Wine|0 Comments

Film Geek Paradise: The Top Places in San Francisco for the Movie Buff

The film industry, which has been around for more than 100 years, might have started down in Southern California, but San Francisco has had a long and colorful history with film that will make any self-proclaimed film geek giddy. Spanning film classics to today’s contemporary movies, San Francisco has everything to offer a film geek, [...]

By | 2017-02-21T04:27:40+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Festival, Film, Travel|0 Comments

Announcing the NVFF16 Education and Outreach Programs

  We are proud to announce our 6th year of Education and Outreach events and the highly anticipated filmmakers-in-the-schools programs that kick off November 7 with INSPIRE 2016, the multi-school student field trip held at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater in Yountville. This is the third year that NVFF has produced [...]

By | 2017-02-21T04:30:10+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Education, Festival, Film, News|0 Comments


Texas native MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor’s career in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion; [...]

By | 2016-10-20T16:45:37+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

Halloween Movie Must Sees

  Halloween is right around the corner which means it's prime time for a scary movie marathon. Five of our Celebrity Tributes are no strangers to the horror scene, having gone toe to toe with the supernatural, monsters, demons, killers and even the Devil himself.  Here are 28 Horror/Thrillers and all around Halloween friendly films [...]

By | 2016-10-16T21:20:31+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

6 Things You Never Knew About Charles Krug Legendary Filmmaker Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels is an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker whose work is trademarked by authenticity and candor, providing audiences with a unique and refreshing experience and character insight with each of his projects. He is perhaps best known for the 2013 critically acclaimed box office smash Lee Daniels’ The Butler, in addition to his 2009 feature Precious: Based on [...]

By | 2016-10-12T15:18:11+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

16 Things Not To Miss At NVFF16

With mere days left until Opening Night, it’s time to get down to business and talk about all the things you cannot miss at #NVFF16. Every year is a little different, but one thing remains: every corner of the festival is programmed to surprise, delight, indulge and inspire. We don't want you to miss any [...]

By | 2016-10-10T11:18:28+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Festival, Film, Food & Wine, News, Travel|0 Comments

Lexus Short Films

NVFF has partnered with Lexus and The Weinstein Company to host a presentation of Lexus Short Films. Each year Lexus identifies four talented young filmmakers and pairs them with The Weinstein Company to create new and innovative short films. This year four new films will screen together for the first time ever at the Napa [...]

By | 2016-10-05T11:00:41+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12